Community Services

Are you interested in working with people in your community?

People with disabilities and youth, or in the areas of alcohol or other drugs, mental health, employment services, family support, protective care or counselling?

If you're interested in helping those within the community, a career in the community services and health Industries could be perfect for you.

Community Services

Aged care

Did you know...

  • Aged Care student holding a patients chart.TAFE SWSi is a leading provider in training for aged care, disability and the community services sector in NSW.
  • Job growth in the community services sector is set to grow strongly in the next three years.
  • Jobs in the healthcare and social assistance industry will account for one in every four new roles created between now and 2017.
  • More than 240,000 workers are employed in direct care roles in the aged care sector - a number projected to increase significantly as the proportion of older Australian's continues to grow over the next decade.
Source: www.joboutlook.gov.au

For more detailed information on this industry, please visit the job outlook website. This will give you interesting facts and statistics, such as job prospects; weekly earnings and the size of the industry.

To see where a career in aged care can take you, have a look at our community and health services career pathway.

Why study with TAFE SWSi

We have dedicated teaching staff who are experts in their field and passionate about providing you with the right skills and attitude.

What we offer:

TAFE SWSi offers courses in:

We can help you gain clinical skills, as well as a strong theoretical understanding. 

Visit our course search and get started on the path to a great career, or call 13 SWSi (13 7974) for more information.
 

aged care student helping an elderly manTAFE SWSi leads aged care boom.

TAFE SWSi has unveiled a new aged care training facility at its Bankstown College designed to meet the growing needs of the region’s ageing population.

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Children's Education and Care

Did you know…

  • toddler eating noodles in a children's services playgroup.TAFE SWSi is a leading provider in training for aged care, disability and the community services sector in NSW.
  • There is currently a significant shortage of child care workers nationwide. There are over 119,000 Childcare workers employed in Australia.
  • Job growth in the children's services sector is set to grow strongly in the next five years.
Source: www.joboutlook.gov.au

For more detailed information on this industry, please visit the job outlook website. This will give you interesting facts and statistics, such as job prospects; weekly earnings and the size of the industry.

To see where a career in children's services can take you, have a look at our community and health services career pathway.

Why study with TAFE SWSi

We have a dedicated team who are experts in their field and can give you the skills and knowledge to get job ready.


 

What we offer:

Whether you want to train in early childhood education and care or education support, we can provide Certificate III and IV, or diploma level training.


Visit our course search and get started on the path to a great career, or call 13 7974 for more information.

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Community services
Did you know…
  • nursing student with patientTAFE SWSi is a leading provider in training for aged care, disability and the community services sector in NSW.
  • Job growth in the community services sector is set to grow strongly in the next three years.
  • Jobs in the healthcare and social assistance industry will account for one in every four new roles created between now and 2017.
Source: www.joboutlook.gov.au

For more detailed information on this industry, please visit the job outlook website. This will give you interesting facts and statistics, such as job prospects; weekly earnings and the size of the industry.

To see where a career in community services and health can take you, have a look at our community and health services career pathway.

Why study at TAFE SWSi

You will gain skills to work in the community services sector in a variety of fields such as disability, case management, youth work, alcohol and other drugs, mental health, employment services, family support, protective care or counselling.



 

What we offer:

You can enrol in courses that cover direct client work, community development or community health promotion.

Our courses range from Certificate II to Advanced Diploma levels and include:
Visit our course search and get started on the path to a great career, or call 13 7974 for more information.